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  • Why Goucher?

    Goucher is a distinctly superior liberal arts college. If that's what you're searching for, you have every reason to make Goucher a top choice. And, if you're already a Goucher student or alum, you have every reason to be proud. Discover "Why Goucher?" and explore the top five reasons we are a leading institution among liberal arts colleges in the region.

    1. Goucher offers superior academics and hands-on teaching.

    2. One-hundred percent of our undergraduates study abroad.

    3. Goucher College has an unbeatable location as one of the best colleges on the east coast.

    4. Our graduates have excellent career opportunities.

    5. Goucher is one of 40 Colleges That Change Lives.

    A college that changes lives

    * Average for the classes of 2014-2017

    Recent Accolades

    One of the Most Innovative Colleges in the U.S.
    – U.S. News & World Report

    Best National Liberal Arts College
    – U.S. News & World Report

    Top Performers on Social Mobility
    – U.S. News & World Report

    One of the best institutions
    – The Princeton Review

    One of the Most Popular Study Abroad Programs
    – Princeton Review

    A Top 50 Green School
    – Princeton Review

    Investor’s Guide “Undervalued Buy”
    – Forbes

    An Innovator of the Year
    – The Daily Record

    4 out of 5 Stars
    – Campus Pride Index

    Named in Colleges That Change Lives